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LONDON (AP) — Over the telephone, in jail and online, a new digital bounty is being harvested: the human voice. Businesses and governments around the world increasingly are turning to voice biometrics, or voiceprints, to pay pensions, collect taxes, track criminals and replace...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is telling the nation's hospitals to "think Ebola." Every hospital must know how to diagnose Ebola in people who have been in West Africa and be ready to isolate a suspected case, Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and...
Federal health authorities are telling the nation's hospitals to "think Ebola." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden is urging hospitals to watch for patients with fever or symptoms of Ebola who have traveled from the three Ebola-stricken African...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is consulting with top administration officials to get the latest developments on the government's response to Ebola in the aftermath of a nurse in Dallas contracting the disease. The White House says the president also wants an update on...
PLEASANT HILL, La. (AP) — A 10-month-old girl trapped underneath the decomposing body of her father for up to three days could be released Monday afternoon from a Shreveport hospital, a deputy coroner said. The baby was dehydrated and suffering from blistering skin when she was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Concerned about potential security risks, the U.S. government is taking a close look at the sale of New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel to a Chinese insurance company. U.S. officials said Monday they are reviewing the details of last week's $1.95 billion...
What is the price of being forced to raise a brown baby? It's an unusual question, arising from an unusual lawsuit prompted by an insemination gone wrong. And it has set off an extraordinary discussion touching on sensitive issues of race, motherhood, sexuality and justice,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — First the chefs of a small Italian restaurant got mad at online review site Yelp. Instead of trying to get better reviews, they decided to take a different approach: get terrible ones. The campaign helped Botte Bistro get a rating of one out of five stars,...
LONDON (AP) — Over the telephone, in jail and online, a new digital bounty is being harvested: the human voice. Businesses and governments around the world increasingly are turning to voice biometrics, or voiceprints, to pay pensions, collect taxes, track criminals and replace...